Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in ...
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Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in Brooklyn, all the while dealing with their personal lives, overbearing spouses, common criminals, arms dealers, and their officious boss Captain Anderson. Written by
Al Lewis and Nipsey Russell were in the original Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) TV series, playing Officer Leo Schnauser and Officer Dave Anderson, respectively. Here they play the same characters years older, as if this film were a sequel to the original series, rather than the updated and (otherwise) recast remake that it is. See more »
When Toody and Schnauser are in the car reading during the opening credits, Toody steers left before hitting the dirt ramp but the ramp is on the right side of the road. See more »
Officer Gunther Toody:
Luthers, this is my new partner Francis Muldoon, the pride of the 53rd.
Hello, Muldoon. We're Luther. How are you doing. What are you packing?
Officer Francis Muldoon:
I'm packing a 9mm Beretta in my shoulder holster and a Walther PPK in my back pocket.
You know what you need? A nice little crotch derringer. All it does is...
[Luther 1 pulls it out, and Muldoon goes for his gun]
Officer Gunther Toody:
No, no, no! It's all right!
Keep it in your pants. What? Little more sneaky? Look at this. All you gotta do is, now listen ...
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That's right, a Comic Genius created "Car 54, Where Are You?" His name was Nat Hiken and he created the BRILLIANTLY FUNNY TV series. It deeply saddens me that this film was ever made as it serves only to detract from how incredibly wonderful the original TV show was. That said, PLEASE don't judge the TV show by this moronic movie. If you have a chance to see the show, do so! DON'T think to yourself "Well if the film was that bad, then the TV series must be even worse!" Quite the contrary. The TV version is one of the funniest half hours of entertainment ever created. Every episode is a comic gem. Every character is terrifically hilarious and memorable. So in closing, I'll simply urge you yo go out and hunt down VHS copies and hold a marathon with all of your closest friends. The original "Car 54, Where Are You?" deserves to be discovered by a new generation of fans. Enjoy! You won't be disappointed.
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